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ABC
Oct 3, 2012 4:00am EDT
started with a message from a viewer who took aim at jennifer livingston's weight. writing, i was surprised, indeed, to witness that your physical condition has not improved for many years. surely, you don't consider yourself a suitable example for this community's young people, girls in particular. on her own newscast, livingston, the mother of three, young girls, decided, it was time to respond. >> you know nothing about me, but what you see on the outside. and i am much more than a number on a scale. >> reporter: for more than four minutes, she faced the camera, and the criticism. it has touched off a chorus of kindness. one person saying, that viewer could not have been more wrong. the message you are sending young women is that beauty and brains come in many forms. but livingston says the story isn't just about her. reminding viewers that october is national anti-bullying month. >> to all of the children out there who feel lost, who are struggling with your weight, with the color of your skin, your sexual preference, your disability, even the acne on your face, listen to me r
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 2:35am EDT
. >> jennifer livingston is the one making the headlines and spreading the message of confidence and empowerment far beyond wisconsin. it all started with a message from a viewer, who took aim at jennifer livingston's weight. writing "i was surprised indeed to witness that your physical condition has not improved for many years. surely you don't consider yourself a suitable example for this community's young people. girls in particular." on her own newscast, livingston, the mother of three young girls decided it was time to respond. >> so you know nothing about me other than what you see on the outside. and i am much more than a number on a scale. >> for more than four minutes she faced the camera and the criticism. it has touched off a chorus of kindness. one person saying "that viewer could not have been more wrong. the message you are sending young women is that beauty and brains come in many forms." but livingston says the story isn't just about her. reminding viewers, that october is national anti-bullying month. >> to all of the children out there who feel lost, who are struggl
ABC
Oct 4, 2012 4:00am EDT
about her weight. >> jennifer livingston responded to the letter on tv, talking about self-worth. and that man is standing by his e-mail. he released an unrepentant statement, urging livingston to transform herself over the next year for her viewers to see. and he even offered her his advice and support. so, his name's out there. and now, his face is, as well. >> give it up, man. keep an doing your job. >>> drivers in russia did a double-take after what appeared to be a bail of hay being driven down the road. >> the bizarre incident unfolded when a farmer decided to use the roof of his car to transport the hay. >> he was later stopped for dangerous driving. he told police his tractor had broken down. he had no other way of getting food to his cattle. tough times call for tough measures. >> a man's got to do what a man's got to do. >>> for some of you, now, your local news coming up next. >> for everyone else, we're going to be back with the best post-debate parodies of the years. with hunger in america.e ♪ but what if there was a simple way to feed those in need? now, there is.
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 7:00am EDT
to the person who wrote me that letter, do you think i don't know that? >> wow. jennifer livingston, lacrosse, wisconsin. making global headlines, taking on the viewer who wrote to her. and she is really making headlines all across the country. >> an extraordinary four minutes of live television you have to watch to believe. >> sure is. good morning, everyone. robin recovering from her bone marrow transplant. >> it's great to be here with all of you. >>> coming up in a few moments, we'll have the latest on the terrifying stalker trial. the man who was accused of murder represented himself, questioning his victims in court. now, he's been sentenced. and his victim is speaking out just ahead. he was accused of murder and two counts of attempted murder. >> remarkable. >> it really is. >>> also ahead, a celebrity showdown of sorts. eric dane, also known as mcsteamy, or so i'm told. versus billy corgan, the lead singer for the smashing pumpkins over a really big tree. >> a big tree falling on the back of the poor woman in the backyard. >>> talk about steamy, as josh was just talking about. this is
ABC
Oct 4, 2012 7:00am EDT
anchor jennifer livingston is fighting back after a viewer criticized her weight. now, the man behind that hurtful e-mail is speaking out. and he is not backing down. jennifer has received support from our own abc station, wxow in lacrosse, wisconsin. and linsey davis has the story. >> reporter: it was the e-mail that sparked national outrage. >> it reads as follows. surely, you don't consider yourself a suitable example for this community's young people, girls in particular. >> reporter: and this morning, the man behind it finally has a face, with two bulging biceps to match. his name is kenneth krause. the viewer that took jennifer livingston to task for her weight. >> you know nothing about me but what you see on the outside. and i am much more than a number on a scale. >> reporter: on "good morning america" wednesday, livingston said a thyroid problem makes losing weight difficult, even though she regularly works out. >> he's trying to shame me into losing weight. that's not being helpful. that's being a bully. >> reporter: but krause is unapologetic. urging livingston to take adv
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 5:00am EDT
our kids critical and we need to do that by example. >> jennifer livingston has thank her viewers for their support. the man who wrote the e-mails about bullying but that he wants her to and wasm yourself offering only advice and support. >> we all get e-mails from time time that we think, you did that.ve to say >> you often get e-mails about appearance over your performance of. >> absolutely. >> it is what it is. we do appreciate your feedback. i want your feedback today. and me some pictures of fog. it will be issued through the hours. it is going to be a gloomy start, unfortunately. that is not a blank picture. that's overlooking the potomac. is so thick that you can barely see the memorial bridge to this morning. where we have fraud advisories. much of maryland. the metro is not included in the dense fog advisory. it has visibility above a quarter mile. use caution in any way. check out visibility across the region. a mile in many areas. a half mile in gaithersburg. the worst of its in western maryland where it's between a a mile and a quarter of a mile. the 71 degrees at reagan n
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 6:00am EDT
news anchor named jennifer livingston was insulted by a viewer through an e-mail. >> if you are an home and talking about the fact news lady, your children are probably going to go to school and call someone fat. we need to teach our kids how to be kind and not critical. we need to do that by example. >> she also thanked the viewers for supporting her. the man who wrote the e-mail initially later released a statement saying his e-mail was not about to bullying. he said that he wants livingston to transformer self and he offered his advice and support to her. >> if you are caught near monuments and historical treasures, you could be fined between $25 and almost 600 u.s. dollars. many local residents think the law is too harsh. similar bans are already in effect and other italian cities including venice and florence. something to get you hungry. >> the world's biggest frito chili pie. 1,400 pounds for this new record world -- old record holder. fritos celebrating its 80th anniversary in october, national chili month. >> another half-hour of "good morning washington" on the way. >> a
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